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Document Type
Comparative Reports
Publication Topic(s)
Infant and Child Mortality
Jeremiah M. Sullivan, Shea Oscar Rutstein, George T. Bicego and Macro International Inc. Calverton, Maryland, USA
Publication Date
June 1994
Publication ID


This report provides childhood mortality statistics for the 28 countries which participated in Phase I of the Demographic and Health Surveys (DHS) program, otherwise known as DHS I. This report describes the methodology used to collect mortality data and calculate mortality rates: levels and trends in mortality levels; demographic and socioeconomic mortality differentials; and a summary of the analysis results.